Inventory Control Supervisor, PDC - Chicago


April 22, 2021

The Role
Tesla is seeking a highly motivated and skilled Inventory Specialist to support our Service Parts & Distribution Warehouses. The ideal candidate will have excellent analytical abilities, strong technical skills, passion for the business, and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment. This Individual will need to be a self-starter, comfortable with ambiguity and able to think big and be creative while paying careful attention to details.

  • Support leadership meetings with data, prepare and present findings to process owners and senior management, facilitate development and prioritization of key improvement projects.
  • Maintaining product identification and location program.
  • Responsible for overseeing physical inventories/cycle counts/random or receipt audits/reconciliations.
  • Documenting and controlling aged & damaged product.
  • Through data analysis, maintain and drive for department and organizational goals and objectives.
  • Identify inventory discrepancies, research root causes and lead efforts to implement demonstrated permanent corrective actions (i.e., no repeat variances)
  • Maintaining Inventory Accuracy Metrics and associated reports for management
  • Develop intuitive analysis tools and KPI’s for confirmation and reporting of inventory control
  • Regularly training site staff in proper inventory control techniques and practices.
  • Develop a credible and approachable Inventory Control team, counted on to have data and process driven answers for the status/history of each part

  • Strong analytic problem solving skills. Experience in reporting and analyzing operational performance
  • Ability to work with and develop supply chain and operations performance metrics (efficiency, quality, safety, throughput, costs)
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize accordingly despite change in scale, scope, or deadline of task in fast-paced environment
  • Advanced Excel skills required, Tableau and SQL experience highly preferred.
  • Strong organization skills with meticulous attention to detail
  • Communicate clearly using excellent written and verbal skills
  • Able to work well under pressure while managing competing demands and tight deadlines
  • Remain engaged, proactive and positive in challenging circumstances, owning assignments and taking full accountability for their success
  • Work efficiently and productively in independent and team settings
  • Fluent with common MS office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)